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Fort Wayne, Ind. – The following events and programs are happening the week of October 7, 2019:

Punkin Path Garden Display

Opens October 8

Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

The path will be decorated with pumpkins, gourds, bales of straw- and gnomes! – to provide fun photo memories. Gnomes are caretakers of land and animals; they are industrious, enjoy all kinds of games, and surprisingly, they love to travel! Watch for them along the Punkin’ Path and learn about them. This exhibit is included in Conservatory admission and open during public hours. Sponsored by Majic 95.1.

Nevermore: The Tell Tale Heart

October 19 (Registration deadline: October 11)

Promenade Park, 202 W. Superior St.

Fright Night comes to Promenade Park for “Nevermore.” Participants can help solve a murder mystery inspired by the short story, “The Tell-Tale Heart,” by Edgar Allan Poe. Proceeds from this 21+ event support Riverfront educational programming for children throughout the community. Register by October 11.


Reduced Golf Greens Fees

Through the end of the season

Foster, McMillen, and Shoaff Park Golf Courses

Fall reduced golf fees at all three city golf courses. Specific fees and additional information can be found at or by calling one of the three golf courses: Foster – 260-427-6735; McMillen – 260-427-6710; Shoaff – 260-427-6745

Botanica Jones: “Botanica Jones: Scientist, Merchant or Thief?”

Open through November 17

Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

At this garden exhibit in the Botanical Conservatory, guests can visit a wealthy Englishman’s garden, showcasing plants brought back by “Botanica Jones,” a plant explorer of the late 1800s through early 1900s. Visitors can decide whether they have the passion to join these botanical elite. The “Botanica Jones” exhibit is sponsored by the English Bonter Mitchell Foundation, the Flora Dale Krouse Foundation, the M. E. Raker Foundation, WAJI Majic 95.1 and PBS 39.

For full details on all events and programs happening at Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation, go to



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